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Smokey is the Boss!

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I lived in the country around Winnipeg for many years.  On the next acreage was Joan, a woman who took pity on her city slicker neighbour and who became a friend and a source of…

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Not Just For Squirrels

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Acorn pancakes, anyone? How about first aid for your poison Ivy? There is an unwritten rule that one does not cut an oak unless absolutely necessary. People rarely look twice when trees such as poplars…

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The Dying Season

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As fall deepens and light fades, nature is now showing us her “dying” season. In areas where seasons are dramatically distinct, nature goes out with flashing glory before winter gives the landscape a rest. We…

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Mineral Makeup Mania

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Take up makeup Smooth and clear Inside, outside Love you dear Bombarded by TV advertising for mineral makeup, I fell for it and ordered products from an infomercial touting smooth, silky looking skin and the…

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